The BEST Program, at the Lassonde School of Engineering, hosted the BEST Startup Experience from March 5th – March 7th. “The BEST Startup Experience offers students a unique opportunity to be immersed in solving a real problem that leverages [...]
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On January 28, 2020, BEST Program virtually hosted the 9th Mercier Seminar featuring keynote speaker, Susan Niczowski, Founder and President of Summer Fresh. Susan presented to over 200 York University students promoting the vision of "Love What You Do". [...]
Congrats to the 2020 BEST Entrance Award recipients. This Award recognizes evidence of entrepreneurial initiatives (leadership and/or involvement in enterprising activities) at high school and is awarded to incoming Lassonde students at York University. Recipients are: Ayana Siddiqui Computer Science Imam Khalid [...]
Schulich School of Business and BEST at Lassonde School of Engineering partnered with Startup India to kick off TOGETHER 2021, a seven-day virtual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp and Venture Competition earlier this month. Backed by global organizations, leading entrepreneurs and top venture capitalists, 250 student [...]
On November 20th - 22nd, Lassonde’s BEST Program hosted UNHack 2020; a 3 Day experiential learning Design Sprint. Over 230 participants engaged in an intensive interactive online experience, learning about the Design Sprint process, working on a UN sustainable [...]
It was the beginning of the lockdown in April 2020 when Utkarsh P. (BSc ‘21) and Abhinav S. (MBA’ 20) sat across a dinner table lamenting about their mechanics and car repair experience. After discovering this to be a widespread [...]
With the ongoing pandemic, Schulich Startup Night (SSN) took place virtually in November 2020, with a pitch competition and fireside chat. This bi-annual event gives students and alumni an opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a panel of top [...]
On October 27, 2020, BEST hosted the 8th Mercier Seminar featuring keynote speaker, James Temerty, Founder of Northland Power, philanthropist and business executive. “Be Bold, Dream, Begin” are the keywords that James Temerty lives by as an entrepreneur. At his early young age, he always sought to do things differently and was very active in extra-curricular activities [...]
Sustainability-themed low-cost science experiments created by students around the globe at Pueblo Science’s hackathon BEST/Lassonde had the honor of supporting this Hackathon and have Lisa Cole, Director of K2I Academy at Lassonde School of Engineering, joined the Judging Panel. The [...]
Young innovators attend virtual bootcamp to help bring STEM projects to market Ten bright minds from Canada’s science fair community alongside with 17 other students (incoming Lassonde students and other high school students) wrapped up an intensive four-day bootcamp, where [...]